Laptops Under $500 That Still Pack a Punch
There are some very fast computers in the under $500 price range. These laptops are perfect for internet use, streaming video, word processing, basic photo editing and organizing and other day to day tasks.
2017 Lenovo 320 15.6 Inch Premium Flagship High Performance Laptop AMD A12 up to 3.6 GHz, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, AMD Radeon R7, WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, HDMI, USB-C, DVD-RW, Windows 10 Home
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This Lenovo has a fast quad core CPU, very fast 128GB SSD hard drive and 8GB of DDR4 memory. It’s got an HD webcam, bluetooth, a very good AMD Radeon R7 video card and a Multi-format SD media card reader for camera and phone memory.
- Windows 10 brings back the Start Menu from Windows 7 and introduces new features, like the Edge Web browser that lets you markup Web pages on your screen.
- 15.6″ display Typical 1366 x 768 HD resolution. Energy-efficient LED back-light.
- 8GB system memory for advanced multitasking
- Substantial high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run your games and photo- and video-editing applications, as well as multiple programs and browser tabs all at once.
- 128GB SSD for ample file storage space and faster performance
Holds a sizeable collection of digital photos, music, HD videos and DVD-quality movies. 5400 rpm spindle speed for standard read/write times.
- AMD Radeon R7
Integrated graphics chipset with shared video memory provides solid image quality for Internet use, movies, basic photo editing and casual gaming.
- Weighs 4.85 lbs. and measures 0.9″ thin
Balances portability and screen size, so you get a respectable amount of viewing space without the laptop being too cumbersome for practical portability. 2-cell lithium-ion battery.
- Bluetooth 4.1 interface syncs with compatible devices
Wirelessly transfer photos, music and other media between the desktop and your Bluetooth-enabled cell phone or MP3 player, or connect Bluetooth wireless accessories.
- Ports: 1 USB Type-C port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 HDMI output expands your viewing options
Built-in media reader for simple photo transfer
- Supports SD, MultiMediaCard, SDHC and SDXC memory card formats.
- Full keyboard with 10-key numeric keypad
Type comfortably, input numbers quickly and maneuver through games with ease.
2017 Dell Inspiron 15.6″ HD (1366 x 768) Laptop PC, Intel Dual Core i3-7100U 2.4GHz, 8GB DDR4, 128GB SSD, DVD +/- RW, MaxxAudio, HDMI, Bluetooth, WIFI, Intel HD Graphics 620, Windows 10
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This Dell Inspiron comes with a strong Intel Dual Core i3-7100u 2.4 GHz Processor, 128GB SSD hard drive and 8GB of memory, making it a good laptop for all basic tasks plus internet streaming and basic computer gaming.
- 15.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) Truelife LED-Backlit Display,
- Intel Dual Core i3-7100u 2.4 GHz Processor
- 8GB Single Channel DDR4 2400MHz (8GBx1) SDRAM
- 128GB Solid State Drive
- Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)
- Intel HD 620 Graphics with shared graphics memory
- Media Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
- Stereo speakers + MaxxAudio
- HD 720P Webcam
- 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1
- 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, 1x HDMI, 1x Headphone output/Microphone input combo
- Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, Standard Keyboard, Color: GRAY
ASUS VivoBook F510UA FHD Laptop, Intel Core i5-8250U, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, USB-C, NanoEdge Display, Fingerprint, Windows 10, Star Gray (F510UA-AH51)
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The ASUS VivoBook F510UA FHD is a beautifully designed laptop, perfect for work or college. Featuring the latest 8th generation Intel Core i5-8250U CPU and 8GB of DDR4 RAM, it can handle your everyday computing needs easily. While this computer does not offer a fast SSD hard drive, the installed 1TB drive gives you plenty of storage space.
- Powerful 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz (Turbo up to 3.4GHz) processor
- 14.2″ wide, 0.8″ thin and portable footprint with 0.3″
- NanoEdge bezel for a stunning 80% screen-to-body ratio
- 15.6″ anti-glare Full HD display with ASUS Splendid software enhancement, 1920×1080 pixels
- 8GB DDR4 RAM
- 1TB HDD
- Ergonomic chiclet keyboard with fingerprint sensor
- USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and HDMI
- Lightning-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi keeps you connected through any congestion or interference
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